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tonight: mostly clear. wind: light n low: 47 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: n 5-10. high: 67 tonight, breaking news. donald trump and his bold claim. as this evening, president obama now taking aim at trump with stern words. and the woman from "people" magazine accusing trump. tonight, the new image that's now emerged. also tonight, that deadly plane crash, right into an apartment building. now, the new and alarming rep what happened seconds before? the american troops tonight, backing up the iraqis. their biggest assault yet on isis. our team on the front lines right now. the abc news exclusive. we take you right inside guantanamo prison tonight. the colonel who has never taken cameras to the roof. and what the detainees yell at us. >> abc news! >> if the prison closes, will some of those detainees be brought to the u.s.?
invasion. the video, and what he does. a lesson for everyone. good evening. and it's great to have you with us here on a tuesday night. and we begin with donald trump's major claim, that this election is rigged. the president taking aim at trump because of those words. in colorado, trump repeating his claim today. members of his own party tonight saying that's just not true. also this evening, "people" ga article, they say they have colleagues supporting their reporter's story. she has accused trump of sexual misconduct and this photo, taken with the reporter and the trumps at mar-a-lago. abc's tom llamas, leading us off. >> reporter: tonight, with just three weeks to go, donald trump hammering his message the election could be stolen. >> they have rigged it from the beginning. it's rigged. it's a bad system. but they even want to try to rig the election at the polling booths.
rebuke from president obama. >> you start whining before the game's even over? when things are going bad for you, you lose, you start blaming somebody else? then you don't have what it takes to be in this job. >> reporter: the president rejecting trump's claims of widespread voter fraud. >> i'd advise mr. trump to stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes. >> reporter: backstage, before one of his rallies, i asked trump for proof the election is rig. what evidence do you have of voter fraud? >> you look at certain parts of the country, and you kind of voter fraud you have. people that have been dead for ten years and they are still voting. >> reporter: experts say that's just not true, and that voter fraud is extremely rare. florida senator marco rubio dismissing trump's claims as preposterous. >> we have 67 counties in this state, each of which conduct their own elections. i promise you, there is not a 67 county conspiracy to rig this election. >> reporter: but trump brushing off concerns from fellow republicans, especially house
>> the republican party of wisconsin -- >> reporter: trump's crowd taking on the speaker in his home state of wisconsin. do you think he wants you to win? >> well, maybe not, because maybe he wants to run in four years or maybe he doesn't know how to win. >> reporter: but ryan not the only republican breaking with trump. since at least nine women accused him of sexual misconduct. melania trump defending her husband. >> this was all organized from the opposition. did they ever check the background of these women? they don't h >> reporter: but today, one of those women getting new support. seen in this photo, standing next to trump in 2005 at his florida resort, mar-a-lago. she was there to profile the trumps, but says when melania was out of the room, "trump shut the door behind us. within seconds, he was pushing me against the wall and forcing his tongue down my throat." trump denies it. >> why wasn't it part of the story? why didn't they make it part of the story?
magazine published testimonials from five friends and colleagues who say they confided in them. >> she was very shaken up. she was scared. she wanted to know what to do. she was scared of retaliation. >> tom llamas joins us live tonight from colorado. and tom, you've just learned new details at this hour about trump's strategy going into tomorrow night's debate? >> reporter: david, more psychological warfare, and this is truly incredible. donald trump at the last had invited president bill clinton's accusers, and tomorrow night, president obama's half brother, malik, will be at the debate in the hall as a guest of donald trump. now, malik has clashed over his brother's policies, as well as hillary clinton's, but he says, tomorrow night, he's there because he supports donald trump for president. david? >> tom llamas leading us off tonight. tom, thanks. hillary clinton, meanwhile, deep in debate prep. her team convinced that the preparation has paid dividends
batch of e-mails from inside the campa clinton campaign. and a list tonight, her short list for vp. here's abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: hillary clinton heading to vegas to take on donald trump. asked how debate prep is going -- >> how's debate prep? >> reporter: clinton spending the last three days studying behind closed doors in this new york hotel, as trump mocks her disappearing act. >> she's resting >> reporter: in the past three months, trump holding more than twice as many campaign events, 81 to her 32. but clinton's team not apologizing, insisting those debate prep days pay off, and the polls prove it. on that stage tomorrow, aides say she is prepared to address the slow drip of hacked wikileaks e-mails, another batch from campaign chairman, john podesta, out today. none independently verified by abc news.
to clinton. a list of 39 possible running mates, their names organized, he writes, "in rough food groups" like latinos, women, white men, african-americans, military leaders. also included, business titans like bill and melinda gates, apple's tim cook and starbucks ceo howard schultz. and right there at the bottom of the list, all alone, bernie sanders. >> and cecilia vega live with us tonight. and cecilia, y hillary clinton's strategy going into this ever important debate tomorrow night. >> reporter: david, she's been waiting to hit donald trump for his comments about that rigged election. also about the women who have come forward to accuse him of sexual misconduct. she's expected to do that directly for the very first time, right here on this stage tomorrow. david? >> so, she'll go there on both issues. cecilia, thank you. that final presidential debate, tomorrow. full coverage right here, i'll be joining george and the entire powerhouse political team tomorrow night, 9:00 p.m.
in the meantime tonight, we go overseas now, and to the battle against isis in iraq. u.s. forces right now backing up the iraqi assault on the city of mosul. thousands of iraqi troops moving in from several directions now, tightening the noose around the isis stronghold. isis fighting back with firepower, and you're about to see it. abc's alex marquardt from the frontlines again tonight. >> reporter: advancing forces engaged in a firefight with isis today, firing from the rooftops of abandoned buildings. while inside mosul, isis propaganda videos illustrate the group's bravado, as they fire heavy weapons and a rocket towards an iraqi bulldozer. the fireball weaving across the dusty plain, and then -- from the rear, american forces are advising and calling in air strikes. these black hawk helicopters taking off now from this iraqi base.
would not be able to take back mosul without this crucial american support. one by one, isis-held villages are falling, troops clearing house after house and making some deadly discoveries. here, two dozen makeshift chemical weapons. and below, networks of tunnels. this one, where isis was apparently caught offguard, eggs still in a bucket, food in the pot. david, on this base, they are coordinang mosul, which they say is going faster than expected. but with the forces facing that intense resistance, no one wants to predict how lock this could take. david? >> alex mahrquardt, thank you. in the meantime, back here at home, and we turn next to the new and alarming report tonight, after a deadly plane crash right into an apartment building. the ntsb concluding its investigation of the crash of a business jet in akron a year ago. the plane slamming into that building, miles from the airport, killing everyone
in the seconds right before the crash. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: tonight, answers about what caused a charter plane to crash into this ohio apartment building last nove november, killing the two pilots and seven passengers onboard. >> we have a plane into a house. heavy fire. we have a lot of wires down. >> reporter: today, the national transportation safety board described it as a litany of failures. >> whether we're talking about the cockpit level or the organizational level, it was infested with sloppiness. >> reporter: the ntsb says the captain, who should have been landing the jet, failed to take the controls from the first officer, even as the plane descended twice as fast as advised. >> it just blew up, and it just sounded like gunfire going off. >> reporter: the ntsb says the charter company, execuflight, also failed to investigate why the pilots had been fired from
insufficient faa oversight contributed to the crash. the faa says it will now carefully review the recommendations. david? >> linsey davis, our thanks to you tonight. we turn next this evening to an abc news exclusive. we take you inside the prison at guantanamo bay, at a critical point, right before this election. president obama promised to close the prison, and tonight, we've learned, another detainee has been released, sent to another country. several more ready to go. it would leave the prison. and tonight, right here, the colonel who told us, he's never taken cameras up to the roof. and what the detainees begin yelling at us when they see us. and we ask, how much american taxpayers are spending for every detainee to keep it open. and if it closes, do they come here? >> fire, fire, fire, fire. >> we fly to one of the most notorious prisons in the world. on the u.s. naval base at guantanamo bay, cuba.
>> reporter: and meet colonel david heath, essentially, the prison warden. immediately, he takes us down the darkened hallways of one of the camps still open here, camp six. >> so, this is a typical cell block. >> we are then shown many of the detainees. we're not allowed to show their faces, and we watch as they use army malts for prayer. we can actually see the detainees, they cannot see us, back through this glass. we just watch as the guards place tse front of the doors here, that's a signal to the other guards not to open the doors, not to disrupt them during prayer. there are so many signs of their daily routine here. their laundry hanging, their meals. detain needs carrying cups and plates. we watched as one of the guards put on a face mask. >> yes. lessen the risk of them getting something put in their eyes or their mouth. >> he is talking about a cocktail of body bly fluids, blood, urine, feces.
for detainees who protest. we see the evidence of the splashing on the ceiling. the colonel tells me there have been fewer clashes with the guards, because he says many here sense they could be getting out. >> the state department is working very hard to find these detainees places to go. david, we're heading into the control room. >> attention. >> carry on. >> there are monitors inside and out. we see the rec yards. once, watching hundreds of inmates, there are do you have any idea how much american taxpayers are paying per detainee? >> no. i don't. i've got to be prepared for the worst case scenario. >> tonight, the state department says american tax the payers are spending more than $7 million per detainee every year. and those prisoners are aging. americans paying for their medicines. >> crestor a cholesterol medication. this is for people who are aging in front of you. >> that is correct. >> let you go first.
came up to the roof with cameras? >> oh, i've never done this. >> never? we approach the edge. we noticed the track for exercise. now a worn path through the gravel. >> i'm done, i'm exhausted. >> we seem they talking on treadmills. >> we see you up there. >> then, they start to yell our way. >> hey what's up camera? i see you. shut it off. i'm going to saudi arabia. >> suddenly, a reques elliptical. >> as we stand there, they take advantage of a rare moment to speak to the world. >> sew me so that my family can see me. abc news. tonight, i watch the tv. put me on cnn, news, abc news. >> they're aware. >> they are. >> you've heard donald trump say he wants to send more people to guantanamo. >> i have. >> this morning, i watched president obama talking about gitmo, right? guantanamo bay, which, by the way, which, by the way, we are
and we're going to load it up with some bad dudes, believe me. we're going to load it up. >> hillary clinton says she stands by the president's plan to shut guantanamo down. because of what it represents around the world. but if you close guantanamo, what about the detainees deemed too dangerous to transfer? what do you do with the 41 left? if they're a safety risk, the worst of the worst, what do you do with them? >> there's no question that guantanamo hoses some dangerous hardened terrorists, for the 9/11 attacks. what we intend to do is work with the congress to find a suitable facility in the united states. >> excuse my french, but we say hell no. >> near florence, colorado, at a town hall meeting, some of the americans against it. >> we are at war. you have to have a place to put war prisoners. >> it's an invitation for an attack, locally. >> they live not far from one of the most secure super max prisons in the world.
don't want the high risk detainees in their communities. >> they have in their communities already very harden terrorists. they have mr. moussaui. they have the shoe bomber. they have the underwear bomber. >> what do you say to americans that say, if you move the detainees here, you are creating a guantanamo right here in the u.s. >> well, it wouldn't with guantanamo in the u.s. >> you would have 40 or so detainees stuck here in the u.s. >> that's true. but there is an independent threat that guantanamo itself forever, is going to be of individuals in orange jumpsuits and open air cages. >> our exclusive reporting continues tonight on "nightline," with that new headline that some of the detainees transferred to other countries have now returned to terror. we travel to a country accepting detainees and what we discovered, you'll see tonight on "nightline." and tweet me, let me know what you think of what you've seen so far. in the meantime, there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this tuesday.
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>> my heart started pumping when i saw him. >> reporter: the little boy now speaking out. >> basically, then, i immediately run out of the house. i see that my neighbor is driving by in her car, so i stop her, ask her for her help. >> apparently, caller is an 11-year-old male. he saw a male with dark clothes. >> reporter: the man gets out, too, leaving through the back. >> but the little boy had the sense about him to leave and get out of there and seek help, which was great. >> reporter: and police say, that man stole the boy's phone. he's been charged and theft, and he has not yet entered a plea. david? >> gio, thank you. when we come back here tonight, the deadly underwater diving accident. what we're learning. the men trapped. and then, the developing headline. the judge who presided over the el chapo case, assassinated in front of his home. front of his home. details coming up.ve asthma... so when my asthma symptoms kept coming back on my long-term control medicine. i talked to my doctor and found a missing piece in my asthma treatment with breo.
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finally tonight here, america strong. the boy with a simple request for his mother. can you please pack two school lunches every day? here's abc's david wright. >> so, dylan's principal called this morning. >> reporter: an emotional facebook live post from an albuquerque mom. >> i don't even know where to start. >> reporter: all year long, josette durand has been making two school lunches. one for her son, dylan, one for his friend. >> he said, it's for this little boy at school and he sits by himself and all he eats is a fruit cup, so, you can please make him some lunch? >> reporter: first, the boy's mom offered to pay her back. >> i could relate to her, because, you know, i've been there. i've been that single mom, you know, that doesn't want to ask for help. >> reporter: then, all the other moms took up a collection. >> we paid up all the past due accounts for all the kids that need lunch, right?
everybody can eat. >> reporter: one mom helping others, one lunch at a time. david wright, abc news, new york. >> we salute dylan and his mom, and all those small gifts and acts of kindness across this country. thanks for watching here on a tuesday night. i'm david muir. i hope to see you right back here tomorrow night. and from all of us here at abc goes on. tonight see how the red cross is helping people whose homes flooded last month in butler county. change what can go into the city's landfill. see these stories and much more tonight on t-v "mine" your own business. one eastern iowa city warns people to stay away from an old mine shaft in
landfill is making changes it hopes will have you sending it less garbage. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news at 6. dubuque is urging explorers to stay away from a dangerous old mine shaft near the city's dog park. that's after firefighters had to rescue an injured woman who was trapped in it for several hours. shaft near bunker hill golf course early saturday morning. police say madeleine fiksdal, was injured and is still in the hospital. she'll likely face a trespassing charge. police arrested dallas blake, who is 28 and from saint paul, minnesota. he is also facing a trespassing charge. kcrg-tv9's katie wiedemann explains why the city says the mine shaft could be dangerous. a lot of people are talking about this weekend's
stop others from checking it out themselves. underneath the rolling landscape of bunker hill golf course, sits a piece of dubuque's mining history. "there's a lot of old shafts there that are very dangerous. " police say early saturday morning ficksdal and blake climbed down a storm sewer along north grandview avenue. fire crews say that sewer opens up into a huge mine shaft. inside the mine rescue crews later discovered a a make-shift lad out of a tv antenna or something like that, that had been set up and carried into the space over time. " they say while climbing the ladder ficksdal fell 40 feet down and suffered serious injuries. blake called for help. "we were told that they were told they were a quarter mile up in that space. " without access to cell phones or radio, police and fire crews wadded through knee deep water